Liam Oliver Lair Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Women's and Gender Studies


Dr. Liam Oliver Lair (he/him) is a feminist scholar with a PhD in Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies. He teaches classes on feminism, gender, queer activism, and trans studies. His research focuses on gender, race, identity, and anti-racist pedagogy, particularly as it pertains to being a white and masculine-presenting teacher. Dr. Lair also works with faculty, staff, and students to make the academy more affirming for historically marginalized students.

Courses Offered

  • Gender & Sexuality Studies
  • Transfeminisms
  • American Studies
  • Trans Studies
  • LGBTQ Studies
  • Gender & Race

Areas Of Interest

  • Transfeminist Theory
  • Queer Studies and Activism
  • Black Feminist Thought & Critical Race Theory
  • American Studies
  • Sexuality Studies
  • Disability Studies
  • Anti-Racist Pedagogy

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